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Former NBA legend, voice for equality Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to produce, narrate documentary on America's political movements
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Former NBA legend, voice for equality Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to produce, narrate documentary on America's political movements

Fight the Power examines the labour movement of the 1880s, women’s suffrage and civil rights along with the LGBTQ+ and Black Lives Matter initiatives.

NBA creates social justice award, named for legendary Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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NBA creates social justice award, named for legendary Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

The NBA announced Thursday the creation of a new award — the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award — to recognise players who are making strides in the fight for social justice.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James urged to rethink 'private' vaccine stance
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NBA: Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James urged to rethink 'private' vaccine stance

While the likes of Bill Russell, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich have enthusiastically promoted the vaccination rollout, there remains enduring apprehension amongst the NBA's playing staff.

George Floyd murder: USA's long history of activist athletes who refused to 'shut up and play'
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George Floyd murder: USA's long history of activist athletes who refused to 'shut up and play'

As American athletes take to the streets and raise their voices on social media protesting the killing of George Floyd, a look at USA's long history of sportstars who refused to 'shut up and play'

NBA names All-Star MVP award in honor of Kobe Bryant, announces league comissioner Adam Silver
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NBA names All-Star MVP award in honor of Kobe Bryant, announces league comissioner Adam Silver

The Kobe Bryant MVP Award will be presented on Sunday to the most valuable player at the end of the 2020 NBA All-Star Game.

NBA: Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo wins Most Valuable Player award for 2018-19 regular season
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NBA: Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo wins Most Valuable Player award for 2018-19 regular season

Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was named the NBA's Most Valuable Player for the 2018-19 regular season on Monday.

Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid reach confidential settlement with NFL over collusion grievance against league
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Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid reach confidential settlement with NFL over collusion grievance against league

With a public hearing looming and the threat of owners facing depositions, the NFL settled collusion cases brought by Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid.

NBA: Lakers withdraw from negotiations with Pelicans over Anthony Davis after complaining about 'outrageous' trade requests
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NBA: Lakers withdraw from negotiations with Pelicans over Anthony Davis after complaining about 'outrageous' trade requests

The Los Angeles Lakers have withdrawn from negotiations with the New Orleans Pelicans over Anthony Davis after complaining about 'outrageous' trade requests.

NBA: LeBron James, Lonzo Ball's historic triple-doubles help Lakers to victory; Pistons end Celtics' winning streak
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NBA: LeBron James, Lonzo Ball's historic triple-doubles help Lakers to victory; Pistons end Celtics' winning streak

LeBron James scored 24 points with 11 assists and 12 rebounds while Lonzo Ball added 16 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds.

NBA: LeBron James leapfrogs Wilt Chamberlain in all-time scoring rankings with 44-point haul against Portland Trail Blazers
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NBA: LeBron James leapfrogs Wilt Chamberlain in all-time scoring rankings with 44-point haul against Portland Trail Blazers

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the NBA's all-time points leader, followed by Karl Malone and Kobe Bryant, with Michael Jordan one place ahead of LeBron James at 32,292.

NBA: German star Dirk Nowitzki says LeBron James can overtake Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as greatest scorer in competition history
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NBA: German star Dirk Nowitzki says LeBron James can overtake Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as greatest scorer in competition history

Long-time Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki has stated that LeBron James has it in him to overtake Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the NBA's all-time highest scorer.

iZombie adds NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to cast of horror-comedy series' final season
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iZombie adds NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to cast of horror-comedy series' final season

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will play the role of Zed, a zombie City Council member in iZombie's Seattle.

NBA: LeBron James agrees to four-year contract with LA Lakers in bid to dethrone Golden State Warriors
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NBA: LeBron James agrees to four-year contract with LA Lakers in bid to dethrone Golden State Warriors

LeBron James announced that he has agreed to a four-year, $154 million contract with the Lakers, joining one of the league's most storied franchises and switching conferences to try and dethrone the Golden State Warriors and grow his own legacy.

NBA: LA Lakers' Brook Lopez on weight of expectations at the franchise, LeBron James' potential arrival and more
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NBA: LA Lakers' Brook Lopez on weight of expectations at the franchise, LeBron James' potential arrival and more

In an interview with Firstpost, LA Lakers centre Brook Lopez discusses the weight of expectations at the legacy franchise and what went wrong in the last season.

NBA: LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's record by registering 867th straight double-digit scoring game
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NBA: LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's record by registering 867th straight double-digit scoring game

LeBron James continued his assault on the NBA record book, passing Michael Jordan for consecutive games with at least 10 points in the Cleveland Cavaliers 107-102 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday.

NBA All-Star 2018: Celebrity quotient, competitive sport in marquee game lays out template for others to emulate
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NBA All-Star 2018: Celebrity quotient, competitive sport in marquee game lays out template for others to emulate

The manner in which NBA has combined dollops of entertainment without compromising on the best virtues of basketball for the All-Star game remains an object lesson for other sports to emulate.

Hockey World League Final 2017: Sardar Singh's sacking from India squad unfortunate; he's still world class
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Hockey World League Final 2017: Sardar Singh's sacking from India squad unfortunate; he's still world class

In the inner recesses of his mind, Sardar Singh must be looking for answers. He inhabits a universe where age is not just but definitely a number.

NBA Finals: Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry score big as Golden State Warriors go 2-0 up against Cleveland Cavaliers
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NBA Finals: Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry score big as Golden State Warriors go 2-0 up against Cleveland Cavaliers

Kevin Durant scored 33 points and grabbed 13 rebounds while Stephen Curry added 32 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists on Sunday as the Golden State Warriors ripped Cleveland 132-113 in a historic second game of the NBA Finals.

NBA playoffs: Cleveland Cavaliers put Toronto Raptors on brink, Spurs topple Rockets
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NBA playoffs: Cleveland Cavaliers put Toronto Raptors on brink, Spurs topple Rockets

LeBron James scored 35 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Toronto Raptors to take a 3-0 lead in their second-round NBA playoff series. James also tallied eight rebounds and seven assists.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar column: Rio offers chance for US basketball team to rise against social injustice
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar column: Rio offers chance for US basketball team to rise against social injustice

Should athletes at the Rio Olympics use that venue to express their political sentiments? Whether they like it or not, athletes are role models to impressionable youth who look to them not just as exceptional players but as exceptional examples.